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Sesame Street
Oscar vs. recycling
Air date January 23, 1990
Season Season 21 (1989-1990)
Written by Sonia Manzano
Production October 17, 1989
Sponsors P, V, 13

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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Oscar suspects there's Grouchiness in baby Gabi when she starts grabbing and pulling on his fur. Maria points out this isn't indicative of being a Grouch; it's natural baby activity and means she likes Oscar. He's disappointed, but lets her keep doing it anyhow (he likes feeling disappointed).
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Song "Beautiful Baby" song, over footage of various babies and their parents.
(First: Episode 1484)
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Cartoon The wind blows one hat after another off a pig's head, onto the heads of birds. "The wind is very, very strong."
(First: Episode 2378)
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Muppets Caveperson Days
Caveman Bert reminds Caveman Ernie (his son) to take out the trash. Ernie realizes that his drum can also be used as a wastebasket, and is able to take several pieces of garbage to the dump at once instead of one at a time.
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Cartoon P is for Painting
(First: Episode 0764)
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Film Scenes of flowers set to harmonica music
(First: Episode 2497)
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Muppets The Two-Headed Monster reads "SAD."
(First: Episode 1422)
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Film Russian nesting dolls 1-10
(First: Episode 0540)
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SCENE 2 Oscar is appalled to witness Susan giving Maria Miles' old stroller, instead of throwing it away.
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Cartoon Rap #13
(First: Episode 2547)
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Song "One of These Things" (with Fay Ray)
(First: Episode 2604)
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Cartoon Two men push two large bird eggs on top of two hills.
(First: Episode 0773)
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Muppets Sesame Street News Flash: Kermit goes to Peter Piper's Pickled Peppers Patch to interview Peter Piper, but he only gets to meet other members of his family, whose names all begin with a common letter. At the end, Peter Piper's cousin states that Peter Piper is in Portland pressing pants.
(First: Episode 1342)
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Animation Three balls compare sizes. An orange ball (voiced by Daws Butler) boasts that he's the smallest, until his little brother comes onto the scene.
(First: Episode 0786)
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Film A man carves a wooden horse.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 2209)
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Cartoon A painter pops out of a box and paints a lion, then hangs a "wet paint" sign on it.
(First: Episode 1397)
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SCENE 3 Oscar tells Bruno about the "recycling" nonsense from earlier. Telly tells Oscar some riddles involving trash, such as "When is an old tire not an old tire?" The answers show how other, old objects have found new uses, which Susan points out is a form of recycling as well (to Oscar's chagrin).
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Cartoon V for Van (live-action/animation hybrid)
Artist: Paul Fierlinger
(First: Episode 1181)
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Muppets Bip Bipadotta sings about "Air."
(First: Episode 2568)
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Cartoon On his way to the store, a boy gets distracted and remembers to buy different things.
(First: Episode 0768)
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Film A boy tells what happens on a fishing boat.
(First: Episode 0028)
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Cartoon Jasper and Julius: Apple
(First: Episode 0485)
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Muppets While standing next to a tree being cut down, Professor Grover talks about the importance about listening... especially if the sound indicates some kind of danger.
(First: Episode 1789)
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Cartoon "Four Friends" - a reggae song about a group of animals who wash a car together.
Artist: Michael Sporn
(First: Episode 2242)
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SCENE 4 Oscar now observes Bob's musical game of finding the differences and similarities of a tin can, glass jar and newspaper. They're alike in that they're all trash, as Oscar notes, but they're all different materials. Oscar, seeing everyone put trash to new uses instead of giving it to him, considers this the worst day of his life.
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Cartoon The Typewriter: V for Vacuum
(First: Episode 0774)
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Muppets Cookie Monster and Herry Monster are fighting over a bicycle, when Kermit suggests they share it. The two monsters cooperate, and devour the bicycle together.
(First: Episode 0978)
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Film Jack Rabbit
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0390)
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Cartoon A chicken gets an idea to sit on a football and hatch it like an egg.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(First: Episode 2360)
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Muppets / Celebrity Hoots tells Ernie to "Put Down the Duckie." (celebrity version)
(First: Episode 2534)
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Cartoon P Words (including parachute and plug)
(First: Episode 0296)
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SCENE 5 Bob and Susan cheer up Oscar by giving him a box full of trash, reassuring him that he can have first pick of what they throw away.
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Cartoon A person of short stature tries to get on top of a horse.
(First: Episode 1450)
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Insert The Count counts five children as they rearrange their positions.
(First: Episode 1439)
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Cartoon A clam tells a fisherman why he's not catching any fish: he pulled all the plants out of the pond.
(First: Episode 0408)
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Film Sounds Around the House v2: chimes, snoring, a boy pretending to be an airplane, a man playing a trumpet, and a motorcycle outside.
(First: Episode 1713)
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Cartoon V in space
(First: Episode 0481)
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Muppets How Now Brown and the Moo Wave performs "Wet Paint."
(First: Episode 2033)
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Cartoon An ant is pressured by his peers to finish the anthill all by himself, until he enlists the cooperation of the others.
(First: Episode 1478)
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SCENE 6 Oscar sees Gabi playing with some of the boxes from her toys (instead of the actual toys) and suspects she's still going to be a Grouch after all. He finds some more boxes for her to play with, then asks her to pull on his fur some more. Bob announces the sponsors.


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